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Clowns visit hospital in Lithuania!

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News from Lithuania where Annabel Morgan has been collaborating with UK and LIthuanian clowns!

Social clowns will be traveling around Lithuanian hospitals and orphanages and visited patients at Kaunas Kaunas Clinical Hospital and Children's Hospital clinic.

Clown doctoring in Lithuania

Read an update from Banana, our CWBSA representative in Lithuania on a unique exchange between CWB, British clowns and Lithuanian clown doctors.

A clown school visit in Norway...

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On Monday 18th June I went to Floren Skole in Hvaler, on the southeast coast of Norway, to perform parts of my solo clown and storytelling show 'Banana' and to share the work of Clowns Without Borders South Africa (CWBSA).

Crossing the borders of culture, language, and creativity - Update from Cape Town!

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The opening week of Clowns Without Borders/Clowns Sans Frontieres' SA-France Season 2012 Cape Town tour has finally drawn to a close. Phew! We can look back o the days past with a sense of great achievement and joy.   We brought a show to life, united as a team, forged strong partnerships, and, most importantly, sparked massive amounts of happiness to thousands of children across the Cape Flats. 

“Reading opens your mind to the universe. The clown opens your heart to the universe, too!”

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Clowns are at it again! This time around we are bringing the laughter and joy to Cape Town. This tour is part of the South Africa-France Season 2012 and is a collaboration between Clowns Without Borders chapters from South Africa and France, as well as Nal’bali, a literacy campaign that encourages children to read.

Creative Martial Arts in Ixopo, KZN

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For the past 6 weeks, Sensei Sabee Shozi and Thandazile Phoswa have been teaching creative Martial Arts to orphans and vulnerable children at the Chibini Circus School with Woza Moya (www.wozamoya.org.za) in Ixopo, KwaZulu Natal. The sessions have been extremely popular with the children - what started off as a small class of 40 children has expanded to over 150!

Update from Sabee Sensei:

Hayi, Hayi ayikho lento, hayi khona!

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Wow!!!! What a great start in Newcastle-Madadeni, A real BANG…….. After 1 week performances in Richards Bay. Again in Newcastle, like in Richards Bay we were working with NOAH, whom from the beginning they were supportive and very organized.

3 Weeks, 30 Shows, 19,000 Children!!!

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Sanibonani, Ninjani nonke? I hope you are well.  Sometimes it is hard to express how you feel – that is how I feel in this moment. But I know that even if I have other feelings, the greatest feeling that I have is JOY in my heart and soul.

CWBSA in Sweden

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Hej from Stockholm, city of islands! I am here, having been invited by Clowner Utan Granser (CWB Sweden) to represent South Africa on a Clowns Without Borders information tour throughout the country.  The team consists of two Swedish clowns (Karin and Camilla), two Rwandan acrobats (Abuba and Babu), and myself (Annabel) representing CWBSA.  The aim of the tour is to raise awareness about Clowns Without Borders, and the work and play done by the different chapters all over the world.

Project Njabulo/Siyazisiza - Richards Bay tour

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Read our updates by Madame Jiji from our tour in Richards Bay!!!

10 May 2012